Lincoln Park Conservatory
Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
The enchanting Lily Pool hides in a plot northeast of the Lincoln Park Conservatory, at the corner of Fullerton and Cannon Drs. Built in...
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Located across the street from the Caldwell Lily Pool, this hands-on museum has turtles and croaking frogs in its 1st floor marsh,...
Lincoln Park Zoo
The abiding Lincoln Park Zoo opened in 1868 and remains a local freebie favorite, filled with gorillas, lions, tigers and other exotic...
Theater on the Lake
Set under a canopy of trees in Lincoln Park, with Lake Michigan sparkling in front, the open-air Theater on the Lake brings in edgy,...
The very first of the now-ubiquitous Lettuce Entertain You stable of restaurants, RJ Grunts came on to the scene in the 1970s, when...
Lincoln Park Conservatory information
Lonely Planet review
Walking through the conservatory’s three acres of desert palms, jungle ferns and tropical orchids is like taking a trip around the world in 30 minutes. The glass-bedecked hothouse remains a sultry, 75-degree escape even in winter.